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NPR Four-Part Series on Adult Education: Part Four

4 November 2013
Adult Literacy in the News

In a four-part NPR series education reporter, Kavitha Cardoza’s discusses adult education. The series highlights the current adult literacy crisis facing communities across the country. This report is part of the American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative to address the dropout crisis, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

See Part Four: Adding Up The Cost Of Low Literacy Among Adults

Adults who can’t read, write or speak English well affect all of society, in a variety of ways. They contribute less to the economy, cost communities more for government benefits and health services, and are disproportionately represented in the criminal justice system.

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